Yamaha India will launch the new R15 by the 25th of January, 2011. The bike will feature split seats, raised rear seat, wider rear tyre, new alloy wheel design, rear wheel hugger, new exhaust, LED tail lamps and slightly more power. The new model will be costlier then the current R15 and will retain the same engine with minor tweaks.
Edit 22/04/2011 – More pictures added
Edit 25/5/2011 – The bike has been spied in all its glory at the Yamaha factory.
Edit 19/6/2011 - Another picture of the 2012 Yamaha YZF-R15 surfaces.